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VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. SUNDAY MORNING. APRIL 22. 1894. We Are Ready to Welcome [ The ManylFriends of ihe Bee Hive At Our Beautiful New Quarters, We will be Ready for Business Tomorrow Morning At the New Store. Glad to See You All. WILER & WISE, 409-411 Brodway. OVER THE STATE. News from Various Towns In Indiana. Bclonccd to a 8alcl<le Clab. . ISDJAXAPOMS, Ind., April 2J.-H was (reported TYiday night by friends of | • Rodney Met/ger, a young man who i looinmitted suicide by taking prussic I Itcid Thursday night, that he belonged , |to » suicide club. In a letter | •left to his parents ho gave as j ' reason for taking his life that' was a slave to drink. This has „« shown to be false. Motzger was k brilliant you»g chemist and a closo 'end of Dr. McKmney, who commit- I gnioide recently. Metzger employed tame means as Vr. McKinney, and »reasonable explanation can be given r either suicide save that of membar- >lp in tho suicide club. Ghoali at Work at Kockport. Hew ALBANY. Ind., April 21.— Great uitemont prevails at Kockport The lOther of Jame» Lowery, recently de- aaed, went to the cemetery Wednesday ?pl»c« flowers on his grave and on mring it found tho suit in which he M 'buried. This led to the dis- l»ery that the body had been ro- I joved. It is thought other graves |/HT« been robbed. There i« not a med<al college within 100 miles of the city, 5t it U believed to be the work ot Jdy-anatchers. The excitement is in- we, and watchers are gtatloned at cemetery nightly. Placed Aoro» tbe Track. BABTTOBD Cn% Ind., April Sl.-Dor- ••Duaart, n goa worker, was run over IthU city Friday morning by the Pan- dle't Chicago meat train. His f WM cut in two below the shoul- The engineer saw the man lyin? unleaa acrosi the rail but could , ttopthe train until five ear* had _Md ow his body. D\»wt h»d been Ftowa tor medicine. The trainmen that bU was cold and expressed the belief that he was dead before tho train struck him. ___ _ . Hanker Ilcach Agnln Indicted. TEBISB HAUTE, Ind., April 21.— Four new indictments for embezzlement have been returned against Hanker Bench to avoid the objection against tho seven which were- sustained by Judga White that they were based on evidence obtained from tho buuk boohs, the court holding that Beach's constitutional right to refrain from giving testimony tending to incriminate himself had been violated by tho USD of his books. Tho new grand jury wh.ch on Friday returned tho indictments did not see tho books. .Want un Indiana rfblp Canal. INDIA.NATOI.IB, Ind., April 21.— The Indiana Society of Civil Engineers has forwarded tho following petition to dlrcctlon of the Indiana Stato Society of Engineers iho undornlRne.l respectfully P«H- jj ihe confess of tho United States lopro- -Id6 for a, preliminary aurvoy lor a ahlpcunal to ronno t Lik,j Michigan with tho Wibaah river and » 0."™ such portion of tho WaDasH iind 5-rie car "uU nay be auvanWMooiM to contlaue fald«hTpe*nulto I^ko Erlo. and also to inv ""vSttawV^h. Ohloao* «»^;?" for navigation lu connection with the canal. O»lfle<i M»" ulf * oa * Stammer. NKW ALBANY, ind,, April 31.— Jim Wade, the •ssified mun who excited the wonder of two continents, died Thursday morning aboard tho steamer City of Vovey, SO miles below New Albany, on the Ohio river. The body was put off at Brandenburg and the coroner rendered a verdict that he died from rheumatism of the skin. He resided at Eransville. __ _ Han Away One* Before. BOUBSON, lod,, April 81.— Arthur Nozzle, affed 14, son of Peter Nozzle, city marshal, disappeared Wednesday evening and his whereabout* cannot be ascertained. It in supposed that he has either been kidnaped or has run away from borne. Qe ran away once when 10 y«»n old, but WM won found. Money to Fls ht the Smallpox. ^HANAroLiB, Ind., April 21.—At a called meeting of the council Inday night to take action on the threatened smallpox epidemic here an appropriation was made of 14,000 to build a pest- house and to bo used by the health board in talcing care of the cases that may develop. A Lawyer l'ou»d« it Jockey. ^,,,r.TY, Ind., April 2l.-Charles Tappen, a horse jockey, ctUloa at the law oflico of Thomas D. Evans to settle an account. A dispute arose when Evans and his son Carl jumped on Tappen euch with a heavy cane, and beat him unmercifully. Bloodshed is probable. Ulron *1B,OOO Damages MUNCIB, Ind,, April Bl.-The Muncle Pulp company has secured a verdict lor 115 000 against the National Filter company of New York for damages to stock through defective filtration in the plain tin's mill. Uled from Old Wound.. BouiiBOS, Ind., April 21. — George Barter, aged 68, a pioneer and ex-soldier, died at his home in Harrison township, KoHciusko county, Thursday evening from injuries received in the war. Epidemic »f Meanlei. TCKRB HAUTE, Ind., April 21.—An •pidomie of measles is threatened at the state normal school in this city. There are 1,100 young men and women attending the school Revoked a- Lleente. INDIAWAPOU*, Ind,, April 21.— Mayor Denny, of thi» city, has renewed hU war on the violator* of the liquor law by revoking the license issued to George Allen. ' .... D»ma«ad By Wlna. KOKOMO Jnd., April 31.-A wind- .torm nea* thi. /city Friday did 120.000 damage to garm building* K~WM r enomlnated tor TOOLS LAID DOWN. The Great Strike of the Ooal-Dig- gera Is On. Thousands of Miners Quit Work in Various Districts — Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois Affected. THE COLLIIKS QUIT. JOIUMBUS, 0., April 21.—The groat Btrilce of bituminous coal miners began at noon. It promises to be tlie greatest in tho history of the country. It will involve, if as great as anticipated, nearly ISO,000 men, and will stop work in mines that produced up- wurd of 100,000,000 tous of coal last year in twelve states and territories. Theso miners received $5'i,80 n ,0i7 in wages in 1890, according to the eleventh census of the United States. In that year 139,888 produced 70,809,108 tons of coal valued at tttO.SSO.CG'J. CUUBC ol the Strike. f The miners are striking for the res- toratlon of the inter-state wage agreement which was abandoned during the summer, first voluntarily by a small number of miners in the Pitlsburg district. »tid thus forced » reduction in every competitive district in the United States. Many operators in this district de- clnre that it is impossible to pay the wages asked by the minci-R, n.ud suy they are satisfied to permit the mines to remain idle. Rut this does not represent the sentiment of all the operators, many of whom acknowledge that the wages demanded could be paid if all would keep faith and not seek an advantage. Effect Will Be S«rlon«. Should the strike be effective to the itiiieet extent anticipated, the effect -upon the country M'iM be incalculably .'Various, as tlv> s'rka will enforce the C-Oenai^ o.'r->•.:>,• in.-.'les dependent r- *v?. tV ona! I'l- -.. ' " r , "d may Borlr ' " v-.--ic'-.i ;"(-• •>'- •• ••*•••-' of the rail,-••.- •••» 'iie statec .. ^ • -•* .•;.-.- -.- .-'BII. nrin,,.-., v: ..-I''-; v ' --'•• men, ;ov -JV ..>.;-., '- TV ant u> 7^7 tH." .'•-'• '• ^ elacw'ic'.- v-ci-<.:-.'.;.,,••- - - furtherTnc f , th.il ti;o tilners ^z.^r<-i. •well at fifty cents but can at *ftvv. and consumers who neocJ coal av.". v ing to pay the price at tuat rat* o. 1 mining. It is an open secret in Columbus that the operators of this region are in sympathy with the suspension and hope the miners will win. The operators here desire to pay the scale proposed by the minors but are prevented by certain operators iu the Pittsburg district who have been paying lower •wages. Indiana and Maryland. Reports at tho national headquarters of the miners' union are to the effect that in the.block-coal fields of In diana, whore the men have a contract, they will work two days a week until May, when they will join the suspension. Maryland, where nothing was expected, has joined, and on the New and Kanawha rivers there is every indication of a general suspension, Over 40,000 Out. PHILADELPHIA, April 21. — Reports from tho bituminous region indicate that 20,000 men in the Clcarflcld district have joined the strike. Added to this aro O.UOO in the Philiipsburjf district, 4,000 in the Indiana district, 5,000 in the'Jefferson district and 8,000 in the mountain district. Ju Fenunylviinlft. PITTSBURGH, Pa-. April 21.— The great coal strike, so far as this district is concerned :it least, appears to be a success. At noon the 0,000 men in tho river district and the 0,500 in the railroad district laid down their picks and, receiv ing their wages, quietly loft the mines. Dispatches from tho Clearfield district report that the 18,000 men there also struck and that the mines are generally closed. In the Phillipsburg region, east of the mountains, all the mines are idle. The suspension in the Clearfield region will enforce idleness upon 400 trainmen on the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh railroad. In the ConnellMville region the men are still at -work, but the leaders expect to have almost the en tire region of 18,000 men out on Monday. The leaders say there is no longer a doubt as to the attitude of the men regarding the national strike. They are largely m favor of it and nearly three-fourths of them are expected to lay down their tools. Iu Ohio, JACKBON, 0., April 21.-All the mines of Jackson county shut down at 11 a. m. and 4,000 men have joined the great dtrike The miners have worked so little in the last year that many ot them have no eurplus and must suffer if the strike continues for any length of time. POM.BOV, 0., April 21.-The mmers ot the twenty-two planta in this district have joined the general strike. Seven hundred of the 840 employes in Pomeroy Bend signed an agreement Friday night to abide by the terms of the strike. Five operators hare signified their willingness to pay the price demanded. Miner* Oo Out, 8,000 miners of Co;il City, Braceville, Gardner, Carbon Hill of this county and of Clarke City and Hraidwood of the same coal fields laid down their tools in pursuance of a decision made in convention Thursday. Their contracts do not expire until May and June, but they, are striking in reaponse to the manifesto of the Columbus convention, pending further instructions. Situation In Southern IlllnoU. ST. Louiu, April 21 —Advices from the coal mining districts of southern Illinois are of a decidedly quiet nature. The men in the mines at Collinsville, Nilwood, Carlinville and Minonk are Ktill at work. At Minonk lack of work by reason of recent fires in the mines has made the miners too poor to quit. Besides there, as well as at the other towns named, the rate of pay is satisfactory. At Virclen the miners will work until May 1, bfinp hold by a contract. At Uuquoiu a strike has been on since April 1 against a 25 per cent reduction in wanes. At St. John's the miners struck at noon, but only about '200 men are concerned. From lielleville, the center of the largest local district of mines, it is learned that the miners in that vicinity will remain at work. They have no wish to strike, and, besides, are too poorly organised to do so. A Failure in Sonic staten. DEB MOISEB, la., April 21. -The strike ordered by the United Mine Workers of America, has not extended to the Iowa miners, and it is not believed the men in this section will join tho movement. Comparatively few miners belong to the order in this state, and the command to strike, therefore, has no effect on the large majority -here. Toi'EKA, Kan., April 21.— Advices from various parts of Kansas show that tho coal miners in this state are not paying much attention to the strike order issued by the United Mine Workers of America. Only a small number of the 5,000 miners in the state belong to the association, and none of them is anxious to quit work. A great many )-.H.ve '.".•"n idle for months and are not iu .-. p'-ill'Ja to maintain a strike. :'..---'N>. ~, CoL, April Si.— Colorado's erifv, --.-'•• is are not interfered with nltiC.: V- tin. general strike. The or- CcrV \',.- ' Uional body calling out t v .? I-'.- -^ ' as not regarded in this :.".>-.•'*>, Li'. 1 ) i.'m nien continue to work as ^.•"In.Ara, Ky.. April 31. -The strike :t >nc 'Jailed Mine Workers will not ;«,uejt auy of the miners in the Big Sandy valley, as no reductions have been made in that section. The miners of the Ashland coal and iron railway mines and those of the Lexington and Carter County Mining company at Muscia and Mount Savage will go out, but it is not thought they will remain -----OPPOSED TO THE BIUL. ronBiylvanla Toller* Proteit Affalntt tU« \VU»on Tariff lH«a«nre. WASHINGTON, April 21.— Working people of both sexes from Pennsylvania have reached this city on a special train, their object being to protest against the Wilson tariff bill. A majority of the delegation was from Trenton, Caraden, Manayunk, Bristol and Chester. The textile workera are in the greatest number, but the iron workers, cigarmakers and other industries are largely represented. WABHISOTON, April SI.— More than 1,000 workingmen from Philadelphia a'nd New Jersey marched down Pennsylvania avenue at noon to emphasize their protest against the Wilson tariff bill. Men and women were in line, marching four abreast under the American flag and fluttering banners displaying mottoes opposed to tho Wilson bill. The procession marched to Sletzer- ot's hall by way of Pennsylvania uve- iiuo. Many senators and congressmen walking- up the avenue to the capitol. eyed the parade curiously, and one of them was Senator Quay. No demonstration of any sort was made by the spectators. Gathering in Metzerot's hall tho committee delegated to wait upon various senators made their reports. The committee reported their inability to see Senators Voorhees, Brice, Smith and Murphy. Senator Hill had promised to meet the delegates at noon, and Senator* Cameron and Quay had promised to do all in their power to bring the memorial of the convention to the attention of the senate. The resolutions adopted by the meeting recite the prosperity of labor under tho system of protection, and in the name'of authorized representatives of "millions of American workmen, without distinction of party," demand that no change shall be made in existing tariff laws. Joe COM' Widow KHI« Ilermir. BOSTOS, April 21.— Elizabeth Goss, widow of the pugilist Joe Goss, committed suicide in this city by inhaling gas because she was threatened with a criminal suit to recover a loan of *600. Found a De«ert«U City. CITY or MEXICO, April 21. -Explorers hove verified the discovery of a deserted citj in the mountains near Durango, Mexico. Its population must have been 25,000 people. Killed by an Elevator. MWKEAPOUB. Minn., April 21.— Bay Erankenfleia, elevator boy in a local dry good* houwi, fell down th« «h«ft APRIL 22, 18O4. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 6 coupons of different dat*s and ]ft oonts secures tbo current number of Art Portfolios. See advertisement. NO. 93 HE WAS CAUTIOUS. Kelly Refuses to Accept a Train Captured by a Mob. Unwilling to Run the Risk of Breaking the taw—The Army Still in Camp in Iowa. EXCITING KCKNKS. OMAHA, Neb., AprilSl.—For ten hour* Friday 25,000 men. of Omaha, Council .Bluffs and South Omaha stood ready to go to any end to help Kelly's army. Mass meetings were held in all three cities, men marched from one to another, appeals were made to the railway officials, to Ciov. Jackson and to other sources, and finally a tr.-i.in was taken by a coinmittee of railroad men to the carap at YVeston. The Rock Island agent at tt'eston and a man named Chittenden sent section hands outside thn switches to tear up tlu> track. The fact that a train of ten cars with 200 men on board would be ditched was overlooked in the de- , sire to prevent any aid from reaching- Kelly. Declined to Talto Uio Train. i Kelly, after a consultation with hi«, friends, declined to take the train. It would put his men in the light of lawbreakers. Besides, the train was the property of the Union Pacific, and that road being- in the hands of the federal courts Kelly was afraid he would bring the United States authorities down upon him if he took the train. This decision met the approval of ht» men, but he was urged to come by the relief committee. But Kelly would not go. "Let us take your sick men back," was urged, and so six men who were disabled were put aboard. After much handshaking- and cheering, in which the women who went -with the train were given a rousing- reception, the train went back to Council Bluffs and the sick men were taken to the hospitals. An Appeal. Gen. Kelly sent to the Omaha Be« and had published the following appeal: "Desiring to move eastward a< fast »• powt bin, <IDCI deslrinK aim <° abide by the lawaol the land, 1 am forced to a»fc. on beh»lt ot tn« Induttrlal array, for aid In ootatnlnn hor»*» and wagons mfflelent to help us acrois tne, country, all other means of locomotion hrrtnf been dented in, save those of nature. I will male* thl» my appeal » the citizen* of low*. »nd Nebraska. Will you asalst in in obtafnlin this am? Q«»- CBAHLM T. K«LL,r," Still In Camp. OMAHA, NeU. April 81. — Kelly'* army remains at Weston, and the frenzied "rescuers" from Omaha and Council Bluffs have quieted in a remarkable degree. Th« wild work of Friday and Friday night we»> ried the crowds and they were late about congregating. The continued freezing weather also had the effect of cooling the hotheads to a certain extent, as did the announced determination of Gen. Kelly to 'mow his army east across Iowa by means ol wagons. proclamation or Omaha'* Mayor. At noon Mayor Bemis issued the following proclamation: "To the citizens of Omaha: Notice has beei served on me as chief executive of the city ol Ouiiha, by the officials of the Chlcaro, Book Inland & Pacific railroad and the Burlln«»n • Missouri River railroad, that their companies, will hold ihe city liable for »11 damage done M their properly by mobs and lawless cHStens. "Now, therefore, I, George P. Bemis, mayoi of the city of Omaha, hereby caution all persons within tha u6uodiirlos of Iho city to desist from interferes with Uio roadwiys, rolling stocli, or ether property of saM corporations, and in all runpvcui to observe the laws and malnlftin good order. "1 fuihcrtoore urge and recommend that all parlies in *.vm]ml>y with the industrial army, liov.- dclsilncam>,»r Council Bluffs, contribute to tlielr relief, and In securing horses. »>RODS and subsistence to enable them to continue their march across Io«'a independent of railroad* and corporate charity. All contributions madi through the mayor's offlco will be forwarded M Gen. Kelly 113 rapidly »s Hiey can be conveyed." ••GKOKGEP. Hums, Mayor." IVaiit* li»« I>M\V Ol»»«rvea. Kelly expresses the hope that' hi* friends in Omaha and Council Bluffs will strictly observe the law, even though they are laboring under great excitement. The army has only enough provision* for another meal, and thep it relief does not come they will be compelled to go back to the Bluffs. Do is favorably impressed with the suggestion that he secure teams and make the trip overland to Washington, and ho is itlre»dy receiving encouraging responses from the fanning clashes to his appeal for assistance for this purpose. Reports from all the towus near hew are to the effect that the people have contributed plenty of supplies, but have no means of getting the stuff to the army. Kelly thinks he wi!l not accept the proposition of transportation to Kansas City by water except as • last resort, as it will not land hiun any nearer to his desired destination. SAN FBASCISCO. April 21.-News hat been received herooft'je loss of the fishing schooner Dauntless and the drowning of four men at the mouth ot Klamath river, on the north California, coast, early on the 19th inst 1b« schooner was completely wrecked. All on board perished with her. Railroad Magnate »le». ROCHESTER, N. Y., April "-- v "» President Harris of the Northern Pacific Railroad company waa taken from a New York Central train in tbl» eitv at 10 o'clock a. m., too ill to pro- oai to New Y«rk.J. H«di«d In th. to^

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